You don’t hear much about Azerbaijan, unless it’s about border conflicts or islands. But this intriguing country has much to offer the adventurous traveller, with its natural beauty and friendly locals.

You’ll find that more and more travel companies are offering trips to Azerbaijan. It’s located in the Caucasus, bordering the Caspian Sea in the east, with proper beach resorts.

It also borders Iran in the South and Armenia in the West, Georgia in the northwest and Russia to the north.